• Rachel A. Otis
    February 04,2013

    Rachel A. Otis

    WILLIAMSTOWN — Rachel Anne Otis, 74, of the Williamstown Apartments, died Friday, February 1, 2013, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. Her family had been at her bedside.

    Born June 2, 1938, in Upper Websterville, she was the daughter of Lucien and Alice (Raboin) Otis. She had attended the former St. Sylvester Graded School.

    In earlier years, she had worked in the meat department at the former Howard’s Market in South Barre. Most of her working life had been spent at the Sprague Electric Co. and later at S.B. Electronics as a solderer and assembler, retiring in 2000.

    She enjoyed camping and doing jigsaw puzzles.

    Rachel is survived by two sisters, Bernadette Pelletier of Brookfield, Mass., and Susan Archangelo of Bristol, Conn.; and two brothers, Gerard Otis and his wife, Jackie, of Barre City and Fernand Otis and his wife, Dorothy, of Williamstown.

    Also surviving are three sisters-in-law, Toni Otis of Plainfield, Sheila Otis of Danville and Pauline Otis of Zephyrhills, Fla.; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

    Besides her parents, she was predeceased by three brothers, Eugene, Robert and Roger “Dickie” Otis; and brothers-in-law Ronald Pelletier and James Archangelo.

    Rachel had requested that there be no calling hours or funeral service.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.

    Rachel’s family extends their thanks to all of her special friends at Williamstown Square for your love, friendship, compassion and care while she lived among you.

    The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, is assisting her family with the arrangements.

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